JASPER HENRY FRANCE
8 thTENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 25 Jul 1832 in Overton County, TN
Died: 19 Mar 1914 in Overton County, TN
Buried: A. J. Walker Cemetery, Overton County, TN
Parents: Benjamin and Rhoda (Unknown) France

Married: Leann UNKNOWN in Overton County, TN
Born: about 1840 in Tennessee
Died: between 1870 - 1880 in Overton County, TN
Buried:
Parents:

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: J. M. France - 8th (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

13 th(Gore's) Tennessee Cavalry
(also known as 8 thTennessee Cavalry)
Company H

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Listed as J. M. France
  • Enlisted 1 Sep 1864 at Sparta
  • Jun 30 - Dec 31 1864: Present

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S1569

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 26 Mar 1895
  • Rejected
  • Residence: Albert France, Putnam County
  • Member: Company F, Commanded by Joseph Bilbrey, 8th Tennessee Cavalry
  • Born: Overton County, 25 Jul 1832
  • Enlisted: Feb 1862 in the 8th Tennessee Cavalry Commanded by George W. Dibrell and Captain Joseph Bilbrey
  • Wounds: Blindness due to heat, smoke and exposure at Chickamauga
  • Has been Married, but wife is dead
  • No Children
  • Attest: Isaac Romine and B. H. Ray

Supporting Documents:

  • Thos. A. Head (12 May 1899) - Supports claim
  • Thos. Finley (22 May 1899) - Supports claim

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 29
  • 1860 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 251
  • 1870 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 350
  • 1880 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 330D
  • 1900 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 6B (living with brother Green France)
  • 1910 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 115A